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American Silversmiths

Daniel Greenleaf
(1702-1795)
Silence Nichols
(1702-1762)
David Greenleaf
(1737-1800)
Mary Johnson
(1738-1814)
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David Greenleaf
(1765-1835)

 

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Anna Jones

David Greenleaf

  • Born: 19 Jun 1765, Norwalk CT
  • Marriage: Anna Jones on 15 Nov 1787 in Hartford CT
  • Died: 11 Mar 1835, Hartford CT

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Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked from 1788 to 1804 as a silversmith in Hartford CT with a shop "a few rods north of the State House and directly opposite Mr. Joseph Pratt's tavern." 4
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Courant, 27 Oct 1788, noting that he sold and repaired watches and offered ". . . Chime Clocks and common eight day and thirty hour Clocks, Surveyor's Compasses, Cans, Pepper Casters, Cream Jugs, Sugar Tongs, Spoons, Buckles and all kinds of Gold Smith's and Jewelry work."
  • Advertised in the Hartford City Directory (Hartford CT), 1799, as a Watchmaker and jeweller, north east of the State House
    Watch manufactory, a few rods south of Dr. Isaac Bull's
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  • He was a partner from 1799 to 1800 with Abel Buell in New Haven CT as BUEL & GREENLEAF. 3

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  • He was a partner from 1804 to 1807 with Frederick Oakes in Hartford CT as GREENLEAF & OAKES. Partnership announced in the American Mercury of 20 December 1804 and its dissolution in the Connecticut Courant of 30 September 1807. The mark show is tentatively attributed to the firm. 4
  • Appointed from 1806 to 1820 as Member of Hartford Council in Hartford CT 3
  • He worked from 1807 to 1811 as a silversmith in Hartford CT 4
  • He worked after 1811 as a dentist and real estate agent in Hartford CT 3

David married Anna Jones on 15 Nov 1787 in Hartford CT. (Anna Jones was born on 7 Nov 1765 in Norwalk CT and died on 18 Oct 1828 in Hartford CT.)




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